January & February 2020 – OADC Bi-Monthly Newsletter

Learn more about what’s happening in the industry with the OADC January & February 2020 newsletter.

Welcoming a New Member

TEAM Inc. is a specialized multi–service provider with 150 locations globally. They support all industries, infrastructure, and utilities with NDE Inspection services, heat treating and mechanical services across Canada and worldwide. TEAM specializes in providing rope access solutions for contractors involved in demolition, abatement, and restoration projects.

TEAM helps their clients tackle hard-to-reach repairs, installations, demolitions and routine maintenance needs quickly and efficiently with their rope access maintenance services. Their stringent technician training requirements paired with specialized equipment helps them safely manage work-at-height solutions for highly unique activities that require work over water, in confined spaces, or on tall structures. TEAM’s technicians are highly trained and equipped to manage all applications on a variety of structures including cleaning, coating and painting, maintenance and repair services. Their rope access teams can be deployed quickly and effectively to areas without the time required for traditional scaffolding and without creating congestion below or above the work area. We’re pleased to welcome TEAM Inc. to the OADC! 

Learn more about TEAM:  www.teaminc.com

COCA News

The following Provincial and Government Legislation and Regulation updates were provided by our partner, COCA, for the months of January and February 2020.

COCA Newsletter

  • To read the January 2020 newsletter, click here.
  • To read the February 2020 newsletter, click here.

COCA Government Relations Report

  • To read the January 2020 Government Relations Report, click here.
  • To read the February 2020 Government Relations Report, click here.

COCA Report to the Membership

  • To read the January 2020 Report to the Membership, click here.

COCA recently became a non-financial supporter of Helmets to Hard Hats

  • Helmets to Hard Hats offers well deserved veterans and reservists more inclusive opportunities in the building trades.
  • To read the January report for Helmets to Hard Hats, click here.

If you have any questions or have any Provincial news that you would like reported to your organization, please contact Margaret Taylor, Executive Director, 416-684-9599 or mtaylor@oadc.ca. 

Government of Ontario News

Ministry of Labour, Training, and Skills Development Monthly Newsletter

  • To read the January 2020 newsletter, click here.

Ministry of Labour, Training, and Skills Development Monthly Report

  • To read the January 2020 report, click here.
  • To read the February 2020 newsletter, click here.

Office of the Employer Advisor

Michael Zacks, Director and General Counsel, has shared an article about WSIB rejecting a Muskoka man’s efforts to exchange opioids for cannabis.

  • Read the full article here.

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